Table tennis at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Table tennis
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
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Venue Peking University Gymnasium
Dates August 13 to August 23, 2008
Competitors 171 from 56 nations
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Table tennis at the
2008 Summer Olympics
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Singles   men   women  
Teams   men   women

Table tennis competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing were held from August 13 to August 23, at the Peking University Gymnasium. The competition featured the team events for the first time, replacing the doubles events competed in previous games. A total of four sets of medals were awarded for the four events contested.

Qualification[edit]

Draw[edit]

Team[edit]

Men[edit]

Group 1 2 3 4
A  China (CHN)  Austria (AUT)  Greece (GRE)  Australia (AUS)
B  Germany (GER)  Singapore (SIN)  Croatia (CRO)  Canada (CAN)
C  South Korea (KOR)  Chinese Taipei (TPE)  Sweden (SWE)  Brazil (BRA)
D  Hong Kong (HKG)  Japan (JPN)  Russia (RUS)  Nigeria (NGR)

Women[edit]

Group 1 2 3 4
A  China (CHN)  Austria (AUT)  Croatia (CRO)  Dominican Republic (DOM)
B  Singapore (SIN)  Netherlands (NED)  United States (USA)  Nigeria (NGR)
C  Hong Kong (HKG)  Germany (GER)  Poland (POL)  Romania (ROU)
D  South Korea (KOR)  Japan (JPN)  Spain (ESP)  Australia (AUS)

Singles[edit]

The Singles draw was performed on Monday, August 11, 2008.

Competition schedule[edit]

August 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Men's singles Preliminary / First Rounds Second Round Third / Fourth Rounds Quarterfinal Semifinal / Bronze / Final
Women's singles Preliminary Round First / Second Rounds Second / Third Rounds Fourth Round / Quarterfinal Semifinal / Bronze / Final
Men's team Group First / Second Rounds Group Second / Third Rounds Bronze Playoff First Round Semifinal Bronze Playoff Second Round Bronze / Final
Women's team Group First / Second Rounds Group Second / Third Rounds Bronze Playoff First Round / Semifinal Bronze Playoff Second Round Bronze / Final

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 4 2 2 8
2  Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
 Singapore (SIN) 0 1 0 1
4  South Korea (KOR) 0 0 2 2
Total 4 4 4 12

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
 Ma Lin
China (CHN)
 Wang Hao
China (CHN)
 Wang Liqin
China (CHN)
Women's singles
details
 Zhang Yining
China (CHN)
 Wang Nan
China (CHN)
 Guo Yue
China (CHN)
Men's team
details
 China (CHN)
Wang Hao
Ma Lin
Wang Liqin
 Germany (GER)
Dimitrij Ovtcharov
Timo Boll
Christian Suss
 South Korea (KOR)
Oh Sang-Eun
Ryu Seung-Min
Yoon Jae-Young
Women's team
details
 China (CHN)
Guo Yue
Wang Nan
Zhang Yining
 Singapore (SIN)
Feng Tianwei
Li Jiawei
Wang Yuegu
 South Korea (KOR)
Dang Ye-Seo
Kim Kyung-Ah
Park Mi-Young

References[edit]